Latam FX Strategist, VP

Royal Bank of Canada
New York
Sep 19, 2016
Sep 25, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
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JOB POSTING: VP, Latam FX Strategist

What is the opportunity?

Latam FX Strategist, working closely with the rest of the FX Strategy team internationally. Full and sole responsibility for covering Latam FX, focusing on BRL, MXN, CLP, COP, PEN. One of the main functions will be to service US and international clients, in particular key institutional investors and corporates across North America, Europe and Asia.

What will you do?

  • Cover macro developments and make currency calls for the Latam region.
  • Produce strategy pieces and trade ideas for weekly and monthly publications.
  • Improve and maintain an existing suite of FX and cross asset models, for use in ad-hoc research notes and client requests.
  • Work closely with RBC FX sales and trading to develop new client relationships and reinforce existing ones.
  • Proactively identify operational risks/control deficiencies in the business
  • Review and comply with Firm Policies applicable to your business activities
  • Escalate operational risk loss events, control deficiencies and risks that you identify to your line manager and the relevant risk and control functions promptly.

What do you need to succeed?


  • Bachelor's degree
  • 4+ years' experience as economist or covering financial markets
  • Experience of local Latam economies/markets


  • Graduate degree in Economics
  • Language skills (Spanish and/or Portuguese)
  • Detailed knowledge of Mexico or Brazil
  • Strong quantitative/programming skills

What's in it for you?

We thrive on the challenge to be our best, progressive thinking to keep growing, and working together to deliver trusted advice to help our clients thrive and communities prosper. We care about each other, reaching our potential, making a difference to our communities, and achieving success that is mutual.

  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • Opportunities to do challenging work
  • Opportunities to take on progressively greater accountabilities
  • Opportunities to building close relationships with different business functions

About RBC
Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank, and one of the largest banks in the world, based on market capitalization. We are one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies, and provide personal and commercial banking, wealth management, insurance, investor services and capital markets products and services on a global basis. We have over 80,000 full- and part time employees who serve more than 16 million personal, business, public sector and institutional clients through offices in Canada, the U.S. and 37 other countries.

Inclusion and Equal Opportunity Employment
RBC is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veterans status, Aboriginal/Native American status or any other legally-protected factors. Disability-related accommodations during the application process are available upon request.


City: New York
Work Hours/Week: 40+
Work Environment: Trading Floor
Employment Type: Permanent
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Salaried
Required Travel (%): 0-25
Exempt/Non-Exempt: Exempt
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 09/30/2016
Req ID: 119947

Posting Notes: None